Gas leak fixed on Ridgecrest Drive in Suffolk

Photo provided by the City of Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk crews were called to a gas leak Thursday morning on Ridgecrest Drive. That’s in the Oakbridge Subdivision of the city.

Suffolk spokesperson Timothy Kelley told a contractor hit a two-inch natural gas line.

Emergency dispatch was notified of the incident shortly after 9 a.m. Crews were able to stop the gas leak within a couple of hours.

Three residences on Ridgecrest Drive were evacuated on as a precaution. They have since been allowed back in their homes.